Need Summer Help? Hire a Cambridge High School Student

January 10, 2020

Human Resources coordinates with Cambridge high schools and youth programs to provide summer employment opportunities through MIT's Summer Youth Employment Program

Supportive supervisors gain valuable summer help while students gain an understanding of what it is like to work in a professional environment, explore career interests, and build a unique relationship with MIT. What work experience and learning opportunities can you offer?

Summer 2020 Program Details

  • This year's student employment dates are Monday June 29 – Friday August 7, 2020
  • The student's hourly wage is paid by the department (minimum wage of $12.75 is recommended)
  • Students work between 20-40 hours/week
  • The hiring process begins in late February

Learn More

Visit the program's wiki for details and highlights from past years. To participate, contact Megan Chester, Career Development Consultant in Strategic Talent Management at or x86476.